Assam: 20 lakh tea workers to get 20 per cent Puja bonus


GUWAHATI: Around 20 lakh tea garden workers in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam will get 20 per cent bonus before Durga puja, said Assam Chah Majdoor Sangha general secretary Rupesh Gowala. Gowala informed that tea workers from 870 gardens of the Brahmaputra valley will get 20 per cent puja bonus.

“Assam Company India Limited has 14 gardens in Assam. We have made bonus agreements with them. They will pay 20 per cent bonus like last year,” Gowala told Northeast Live.

He stated that many other tea gardens in the state will give puja bonus at the same rate.